Wind Turbine Lifting Hoist Operations

Designed for any individual required to operate or assist in a Wind Turbine lifting hoist operation.

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TWH028 Wind Turbine Lifting Hoist Operations

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The Wind Turbine Lifting Hoist Operations course is intended for any individual required to operate or assist in a wind turbine lifting hoist operation and covers the manual handling requirements and operation of hoists / lifting equipment commonly used.

This Wind Turbine Lifting Hoist Operations course covers the basics of what is required by law when planning and completing a lifting operation. The course concentrates on the smaller type lifting operations completed using a static / fixed type lifting hoist mounted in a wind turbine generator nacelle.

This course also provides participants with training in Manual Handling Operations.

Course elements covered include:

  • The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)
  • Safe planning of a lifting operation
  • Pre-use inspection of lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Working Load Limits (WLL)
  • Safe Working Loads (SWL)
  • Manual Handling considerations
  • Associated hazards applicable to Lifting Operations

Practical skills covered in this course include:

  • Inspection of selected items of lifting equipment
  • The completion of a basic risk assessment and lifting plan
  • The completion of a basic lifting operation
  • Manual handling operations

Please note this course does not provide a Banksman / Slinger qualification.

Participants will be required to produce suitable valid certification prior to acceptance on this course. A TWG004 GWO Working at Height or TWG005 GWO Working at Height with Manual Handling Combined Certificate is suitable.

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. Safety footwear is required for all practical sessions.

15% discount – on completion of your training course, you will receive voucher code giving you 15% off your next heightec equipment order online.

This course was previously referenced as: TTS10U

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Course Details

Duration: 1 day
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Kendal, Leeds
Entry Requirements:
  • It is essential that all participants are already competent in using personal fall protection equipment, including understanding how to fit and use a harness and the need for safe connection at all times and the use of energy absorbing lanyard. Participants will be required to produce suitable valid certification prior to acceptance on this course e.g. TWG004 GWO Working at Height or TWG005 GWO Working at Height with Manual Handling Combined Course.
  • Minimum age 18.
  • Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TWH028
Assessment: Practical and written assessment
Certification: heightec
Validity Period: 2 years
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested at course registration.
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